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Texas A&M University-Texarkana offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology. Sociology is an illuminating and rewarding field of study that analyzes and explains important matters in our personal lives, our communities, and the world we live in.  At the personal level, sociology investigates the social causes and consequences of such things as romantic love, racial, ethnic and gender identity, marriage and family relationships, deviant behaviors, health and wellness, aging and dying, inter-personal violence, religious beliefs and practices, etc.  At the societal level, sociology examines and explains matters such as crime and punishment, law and law enforcement, wealth and poverty, prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination, educational institutions, business organizations, urban community, social movements, social stratification and inequality, etc.  At the global level, sociology studies such phenomena as population growth, immigration, globalization, terrorism, war and peace, global poverty, human rights and freedoms, economic development, etc. 

Career Opportunities in Sociology:

Knowledge gained from these diverse areas of interest can serve as a broad base for careers in professions such as law, education, medicine, social work, social services, criminal justice, human services, law enforcement, journalism, politics, public service, business, or the criminal justice system. As a student, you will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with faculty and participate in various experiential learning opportunities through an internship program. And in course such as sociology research and senior seminar. 

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